Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Aster L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 872 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 373 [secondary reference]
Andrews, H.C. (1799), The Botanist's Repository for New, and Rare Plants 1: t. 61 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 78 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Olearia Moench nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Celmisia Cass. nom. rej. taxonomic synonym: Eurybia (Cass.) Cass. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Steetzia Sond. nom. illeg.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (10 March 1884), Systematic Census of Australian Plants Suppl. 1: 5 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Diplopappus Cass. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (13 May 1889), Systematic Census of Australian Plants Suppl. 4: 6 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Diplopappus Cass. legitimate
Britton, N.L. & Brown, A. (1913), An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British possessions Edn. 2, 3: 406 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Aster amellus L.
Black, J.M. (1929), Bignoniaceae - Compositae. Flora of South Australia 4: 594 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Greco-Latin aster, a star and also the name of some plant of this or an allied genus: alluding to the spreading rays of the ornamental and cultivated species."
Black, J.M. & Robertson, E.L. (1957), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 4: 863 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Greco-Latin aster, a star and also the name of some plant of this or an allied genus: alluding to the spreading rays of the ornamental and cultivated species."
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 394 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. (1963), Angiospermae: Lythraceae to Epacridaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 2: 299 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 361 [secondary reference]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 1022, 1025 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 72 [secondary reference]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986), Asteraceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 2: 517 [secondary reference]
Lander, N.S. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Asteraceae. Flora of the Perth Region 2: 660 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 177 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Galatella Cass. legitimate
Porteners, M.F. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1992), Aster. Flora of New South Wales 3: 174-175 [secondary reference]
Du Puy, D.J., Telford, I.R.H. & Orchard, A.E. (1993), Asteraceae. Flora of Australia 50: 411, 413 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 378 [secondary reference]
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Aster. Flora of Victoria 4: 916-917 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 495 [secondary reference]
Anderberg, A.A., Baldwin, B.G., Bayer, R.G., Breitwieser, I., Jeffrey, C., Dillon, M.O., Eldenäs, P., Funk, V., Garcia-Jacas, N., Hind, D.J.N., Karis, P.O., Lack, H.W., Nesom, G., Nordenstam, B., Oberprieler, C., Panero, J.J., Puttock, C., Robinson, H., Stuessy, T.F., Susanna, A., Urtubey, E., Vogt, R., Ward, J. & Watson, L.E. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (2007), Compositae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 8: 317 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 76 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2011), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Symphyotrichum Nees legitimate
  • APC Comment: Symphyotrichum is recognised as a distinct taxon in WA, NT and Tas.
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), NT (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)